Stories tagged: ncaa
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Washington State coach Mike Leach talks hot dogs, Millennials and even football at Pac-12 Media Days
Deadpan humor is a lot more fun than Xs and Os. Mike Leach proved it again on Thursday, delivering three one-liners before he took his seat at the Pac-12 Media …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Huskies, Buffs taking next step after surprising Pac-12 runs
Chris Petersen and Mike MacIntyre engineered two of the biggest breakthroughs in college football last season when they got Washington and Colorado into a Pac-12 title game matchup that absolutely …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Arizona, UCLA aim to bounce back after losing seasons
Jim Mora had his first losing season at UCLA last year, and so did Rich Rodriguez at Arizona. The veteran coaches enter 2017 looking to engineer significant and perhaps job-saving …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Pac-12 will test shorter halftime, reduced TV timeouts
The Pac-12 will shorten halftime and reduce the number of commercial breaks during its non-conference schedule this season as part of a trial program to reduce the length of its …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Washington State football picked to finish third in Pac-12 North
Southern California is the preseason pick to win the Pac-12 in a poll of football media, and defending champion Washington is favored to win the North Division. Washington State, which …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
NCAA rule ending two-a-days forcing teams to adjust
The traditional two-a-day football practices of yesteryear are a thing of the past. The NCAA approved a plan this year that prevents teams from holding multiple practices with contact in …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Tennessee’s Bob Shoop: Lawsuit won’t be a distraction
Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop doesn’t expect a lawsuit filed against him by his former employer to be a distraction as the Volunteers’ defense attempts to bounce back from a …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program
The task of pulling together Mississippi’s shattered football program is now on interim coach Matt Luke. The 40-year-old was promoted from co-offensive coordinator in the stunning aftermath of coach Hugh …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Hugh Freeze’s fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Houston Nutt’s suit
Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi’s football coach, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze’s stunning downfall. Nutt recently filed a civil lawsuit against Ole Miss, …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Idaho football picked sixth in Sun Belt Conference preseason poll
Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference’s 12 head coaches.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze’s resignation in a release.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Washington State’s Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker watch list
Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was named to the 2017 Doak Walker Award Watch List, PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Vols believe they can thrive amid lack of preseason acclaim
Tennessee doesn’t mind adopting an underdog mentality a year after the Volunteers failed to meet preseason expectations. The Volunteers have been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference Eastern …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Florida safety Marcell Harris out for season, tore Achilles tendon
Florida senior safety Marcell Harris will miss the season after tearing his right Achilles tendon during conditioning drills. It’s a significant setback for a defense already replacing seven starters. Harris …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Bodie Reeder named Eastern Washington offensive coordinator
Five months into his tenure as Eastern Washington University’s quarterbacks coach, Bodie Reeder will also officially assume the role of offensive coordinator, head coach Aaron Best announced Tuesday.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
Oregon receiver Darren Carrington dismissed from the team
Oregon receiver Darren Carrington has been dismissed from the team, nearly two weeks after he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. Eugene police say Carrington …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
‘I’ve never felt so loved’: Kansas State football player says teammates have accepted his homosexuality
Scott Frantz has known he is gay since the fifth grade and has been fully accepting of his own sexuality since his junior year in high school. But the 6-foot-5, …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Style vs. safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?
The NCAA’s football oversight committee will meet this week in Indianapolis and is to begin studying whether multiple helmets could lead to more concussions and serious head and neck injuries.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Highly touted Ohio recruit follows Chris Holtmann to Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New Ohio State basketball coach Chris Holtmann has persuaded a top prospect to follow him from Butler to the Buckeyes. The school said Monday that 6-foot-8 forward …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
54-4 Oregon State out to finish job in College World Series
Oregon State is 54-4 and on a 21-game winning streak as the College World Series starts. The Beavers already are considered one of the greatest college teams of all time. …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
When it comes to Luke Heimlich, Oregon State teammates not talking
Oregon State has arrived in Omaha, Nebraska, for the College World Series without pitcher Luke Heimlich. He didn’t make the trip after media reports revealed he had pleaded guilty to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Rick Pitino outraged at NCAA penalties, Louisville will appeal
Rick Pitino was outraged at the NCAA’s penalties levied against him and the University of Louisville after the governing body completed its investigation of an escort’s allegations. Katina Powell says …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Ex-Zag Bryan Alberts considering VCU, Long Beach State and Weber State
Former Gonzaga guard Bryan Alberts said he’s narrowed his choices to Virginia Commonwealth, Weber State and Long Beach State.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Former Gonzaga walk-on Dustin Triano transferring to Western Oregon
Former Gonzaga walk-on Dustin Triano will play his senior season of basketball at Western Oregon University.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Butler hires LaVall Jordan as new hoops coach
LaVall Jordan is getting another chance to make his imprint at Butler. The Bulldogs’ former star player, who started his coaching career at his alma mater, was hired Monday as …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Luke Heimlich in uniform, Oregon State wins super regional opener
Oregon State beat Vanderbilt 8-4 in the opening game of their NCAA super regional a day after reports surfaced that the Beavers’ top pitcher pleaded guilty to a molestation charge …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Oregon State’s Luke Heimlich asks to be excused from playing
Oregon State’s top pitcher, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a young girl, has released a statement saying he has asked to be excused from playing. Luke Heimlich …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann
Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann has been hired to replace Thad Matta at Ohio State. Holtmann is the reigning Big East coach of the year. He took the Indianapolis school …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Eastern Washington football ‘not in panic mode’ after offensive coordinator resigns
The football season is less than three months away, but Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best isn’t sure who’ll be calling the Eagles’ offensive plays.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Pitt releases Cameron Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer
Pittsburgh has released guard Cameron Johnson to play immediately at North Carolina as a graduate transfer. The school had cited an internal policy in trying to require the 6-foot-8 Johnson …